It's1865. Slaves are being freed, soldiers are returning home, and in Jewish homes the freedom festival of Passover is being celebrated. Into war-torn Richmond comes a young, severely wounded Jewish Confederate officer.
He leaves readers with a question which, curiously, he does not even attempt to answer.
The branching out of other faiths, and the increase in people who choose to abstain from religion, could be seen as an example of growing diversity in the UK.